Marine Logistics Support for the 21st Century


Quantic employees include engineers, technicians, analysts, and support personnel.  A brief listing of our principal employees’ experience is presented below:

Michael F. Kolesar - President and Senior Engineer
BS in Civil Engineering, University of Virginia. One year in ship design at Newport News Shipbuilding; ten years as deck officer and engineer with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; six years ownership of steel boat building company; three years as senior engineer with Halifax Engineering Inc. working on technical manuals, reliability engineering and test plans and programs. SMRP Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional. Founder and President of Quantic since 1990.

Kevin L. Schenck - Senior Engineer and VP of Operations
BS in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University. Mechanical experience on offshore platforms. Prepared technical manuals for Schat Watercraft davits and boats for T-AGS 45 at Avondale; program manager for logistics effort for the YFB 92-93 ferries built at Bender; program manager for technical manuals for Coastal Buoy Tender (WLM) at Marinette Marine Corp.; program manager for logistics effort for conversion of TAK-3015 USNS Harry L. Martin for Strategic Sealift for MSC; program manager for configuration management of Amphibious Bulk Liquid Transfer System at Appleton Marine; program manager for logistics work for the Great Lakes Icebreaker at Marinette Marine Corporation. LCS 2 HM&E Test Procedures. Program manager for Joint High Speed Vessel logistics contract with Austal USA.  A certified NAVSEA RCM developer.  A Quantic employee since 1991.

Joseph L. Pospisil - Senior Analyst
BS in Marine Transportation, minor in Oceanography from United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, N.Y. Sixteen years of documented progressively responsible management experience as Master, Chief Officer, Second and Third Officer on U.S. Merchant Marine vessels. Twelve years of Project Manager/Systems Analyst experience.  Program manager for logistics work on the Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS).  ILS support for DDG 1000 work for The Entwistle Company, and program manager for Quantic's ILS contract with Marinette Marine for the Alaska Region Research Vessel.  A certified NAVSEA RCM developer.  A Quantic employee since 1991.

Rachel Rhea - Office Manager
Associate of arts in accounting from Gulf Coast Community College.  She's currently attending Florida State University pursuing her BS in accounting.  A Quantic employee since 2004.

Robert Williams - Engineering Technician
Twenty years as an electrician in US Navy.  Served on nuclear attack boats.  Industrial electrical experience on AC variable frequency drives.  Worked on DDG 1000 Steering Gear logistics and the JHSV Engineer's Operating Manual.  A certified NAVSEA RCM developer.  A Quantic employee since 2009.

Britt Andrews - Draftsman/Illustrator
Britt handles all of our drafting load.  Previously he worked for L-3 and Jensen USA.  He works on all our projects.  A certified NAVSEA RCM developer.  A Quantic employee since 2010.

Mike Gordon - Engineer
Graduate of the Calhoun MEBA Engineering School. BS in Applied Science Technology from Thomas Edison State College.  28 years in the Merchant Marine; sailed as First Assistant Engineer, steam, gas turbine and diesel, any horsepower.  Worked on the JHSV program.  A certified NAVSEA RCM developer. A Quantic employee since 2010.


 fdny fireboat 343
FDNY “343” Fireboat